Published on September 20th, 2018 | by Amirul Mukminin0
New Subaru Forester 2.0 STI Performance Arrives in Malaysia
TC Subaru Sdn Bhd, the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in Malaysia, has launched the new Forester 2.0 STI Performance. Hailing from one of the most popular ranges of SUVs, the variant sports a new exterior and interior, promising rugged versatility and comfort at its best.
The Forester 2.0 STI Performance is differentiated and enhanced through its bold front design, lending the vehicle a streamlined yet rugged new look. The high-performance SUV also comes with exclusive STI accessories, including the front and rear under spoilers, the flexible tower bar, front grille, cargo step panel, brake pads and air filter.
Inside the Forester 2.0 STI Performance, enhancements include leather seats, premium carpet mats, the STI leather shift knob and the side sill plate.
The Forester 2.0 STI Performance incorporates the Subaru Four Core Technologies in every aspect, enhancing power, handling, comfort and safety for driver and passengers alike. The vehicle retains its signature engine from the Forester 2.0i-P variant, with its renowned 2.0-litre four-cylinder 16-valve, FB20 horizontally-opposed boxer engine, that produces a maximum power of 150 PS at 6,200 rpm and peak torque of 198 Nm at 4,200 rpm.
Safety has always been of great importance to Subaru and is prioritised in the Forester 2.0 STI Performance with well-known, reliable features such as X-MODE, Hill Descent Control (HDC), Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive (S-AWD) as well as Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC). Additionally, the sporty SUV also comes with seven airbags and other standard safety features, giving both driver and passengers all-round protection and peace of mind.
The Subaru Forester 2.0 STI Performance is priced at RM135,288 (OTR without insurance).